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If my claim is to be sent from this country to another EU country - Netherlands

Which authority will help me send a claim to another EU country?

The Violent Offences Compensation Fund (Schadefonds Geweldsmisdrijven)

Kneuterdijk 1
2514 EM The Hague

Telephone: 070-4142000
E-mail: Link opens in new

Postal address:
Postbus 71
2501 CB The Hague

What is the role of the assisting authority?

The Link opens in new windowViolent Offences Compensation Fund will send you an application form for the relevant foreign fund on request. Once the Fund has received the completed application form and any accompanying documents from you, it will have them translated, if necessary, and then pass them on to the authority concerned.

Will this authority translate the supporting documents, if the outgoing claim needs this? If so, who pays for this?

The Violent Offences Compensation Fund will have documents translated, if necessary, at its own expense.

Are there administrative or other charges to be paid when the claim is sent abroad?


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Last update: 26/02/2020